July 22, 2008
New Organic Veggies to Be Cultivated in Hk
According to news.gov.hk: Three new vegetables cultivated byorganic methods will be available next month, the Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Departmentsays. They are dark leaf Chinese white cabbage, little cucumber from Thailand and leaf beet from Taiwan. The department held a seminar for local farmers today at Tai Lung Experimental Station to introduce organic cultivation methods forthree newvegetables. The vegetables are suitable for cultivation in Hong Kong in summer and fast-growing with stable crop yields. Technical support has been offered to 11 organic farmers to grow these vegetables.
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